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Chao Hsing Yeh, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN

Associate Professor
Chao Hsing Yeh
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Aging
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Care
  • Dementia
  • Family
  • Gerontological / Geriatric
  • Gerontology
  • Health Technology
  • Mental Health
  • Pain/Symptom Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Sleep


Chao Hsing Yeh is a master of auricular medicine. After receiving her BSN in Taiwan, Yeh earned an MSN and a PhD in the United States. She then returned to Taiwan and taught in the graduate programs at Chang Gung University School of Nursing for 12 years. In 2006, Yeh was awarded a Fulbright scholarship for study and research at the University of North Carolina. Her current research involves the use of auricular point acupressure to assess and manage chronic pain and cancer-related symptoms. Yeh and her research teams in Taiwan and the United States have published 83 manuscripts that report the results of their studies in nursing.

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  • Publications/Research

    Yeh, C.H., Suen, L.K.P., Chien, L.C., Margolis, L., Liang, Z., Glick, R., & Morone, N.E. (2015). “Day-to-Day Changes of Auricular Point Acupressure to Manage Chronic Low Back Pain: A 29-day randomized control study.” Pain Medicine, 16(10), 1857-1869.

    Yeh, C.H., Lin, W.C., Chien, L.C., Bovbjerg, D.H. & van Londen, G. (2015). “Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of Auricular Point Acupressure to Manage Symptom Clusters of Pain, Fatigue, and Disturbed Sleep in Breast Cancer Patients.” Cancer Nursing.

    Suen, L.K.P., Yeh, C.H., & Yeung, S.K. (2016). “Using Auriculotherapy for Osteoarthritic Knee Among Elders: A double-blinded randomised feasibility study.” BMC Complement Alternative Medicine, 16,257.